6.5/10
429
13 user 10 critic

Khoya Khoya Chand (2007)

Circa 1960s Lucknow-based author Zafar Ali Naqvi, who has issues with his father and his four wives, including the 4th one who lusts after him, re-locates to Bombay, starts writing for ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (story) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Geeta Rao has two admirers - one is Siddharth Tyabji and the other is Vikram Malhotra circa 1969 West Bengal that is witnessing it's struggle against the ruling Congress party, joining ... See full summary »

Director: Sudhir Mishra
Stars: Kay Kay Menon, Shiney Ahuja, Chitrangda Singh
Chameli (2003)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

On a rainy night, when an investment banker's car breaks down in the red light district, he takes shelter where he meets and later befriends a prostitute.

Director: Sudhir Mishra
Stars: Kareena Kapoor, Rahul Bose, Rinke Khanna
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

An abused boy who sells coffee on a bicycle gets involved in a robbery.

Director: Sudhir Mishra
Stars: Neil Nitin Mukesh, Sikandar Agarwal, Aditya Bhattacharya
Inkaar (2013)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

At a leading ad agency, the battle for the top job between Rahul Verma, the advertising CEO, and Maya Luthra, his ambitious protégée, takes an ugly turn when Maya files a sexual harassment complaint against Rahul.

Director: Sudhir Mishra
Stars: Arjun Rampal, Chitrangda Singh, Vipin Sharma
Calcutta Mail (2003)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Avinash comes to a city where everyone wants to kill him.

Director: Sudhir Mishra
Stars: Anil Kapoor, Rani Mukerji, Manisha Koirala
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Gangsters kidnap the prospective son-in-law of a politician in order to secure the release of an imprisoned gang-member.

Director: Sudhir Mishra
Stars: Irrfan Khan, Chitrangda Singh, Arunoday Singh
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Ramanbhai is the criminal don of Bombay, and most criminal activities are linked indirectly to him. He has a rival in Vilas Pandey, who is furious with Ramanbhai, and wants to get a larger ... See full summary »

Director: Sudhir Mishra
Stars: Murad Ali, Tara Deshpande, Akhil Mishra
Dharavi (1992)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Dharavi - known as the biggest slums on Earth, has many people living in abject poverty and destitute conditions. One such person is Rajkaran a taxi driver by profession, who has bought a ... See full summary »

Director: Sudhir Mishra
Stars: Shabana Azmi, Pramod Bala, Madhuri Dixit
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Eleven directors tell eleven different stories about Mumbai.

Directors: Jahnu Barua, Rahul Dholakia, and 9 more credits »
Stars: Raj Singh Arora, Abhisar Bose, Neetu Chandra
Aligarh (2015)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A true story of Dr. Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras, who was suspended from his job because of his sexual orientation.

Director: Hansal Mehta
Stars: Sukhesh Arora, Manoj Bajpayee, Balaji Gauri
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A man from Mumbai (then Bombay) is angry about various issues in different circumstances.

Director: Saeed Akhtar Mirza
Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi, Smita Patil
Director: Sudhir Mishra
Stars: Anurag Kashyap, Richa Chadha, Aditi Rao Hydari
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Zafar Ali Naqvi
...
Nikhat
...
Prem Kumar
...
Shyamol Mukherjee
...
Producer Khosa
Sonya Jehan ...
Ratanbala
...
Sharda
Ashish Ghosh ...
Noni Ganguly
...
Michael (as Hyder Ali)
Alka Pradhan ...
Nikhat's mother
...
Ravinder
Yusuf Hussain ...
Zafar's father
Dipannita Sharma ...
Sujata
Nitin Murudkar ...
Nikhat's father
Keerti Kapoor ...
Zafar's mother
Edit

Storyline

Circa 1960s Lucknow-based author Zafar Ali Naqvi, who has issues with his father and his four wives, including the 4th one who lusts after him, re-locates to Bombay, starts writing for movies, and falls in love with starlet Nikhat Sheikh. Both decide to get married but cancel the plans at the last minute after she finds out that her mother and her live-in boyfriend, Michael, have gambled all her savings. Zafar leaves, leaving Nikhat on a bumpy road to self-destruction. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

meta film | See All (1) »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

| |

Release Date:

7 December 2007 (India)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Soha Ali Khan had to learn traditional Indian dance Kathak for her role in the film. See more »

Connections

References Yahudi (1958) See more »

Soundtracks

Chale Aao Saiyan
Written by Swanand Kirkire
Composed by Shantanu Moitra
Performed by Shreya Ghoshal
Courtesy of Big Music
See more »

IMDb Quiz: India at the Oscars

Are you the one to beat when it comes to your knowledge of India's history at the Oscars? Take our quiz and find out!

Test your knowledge

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

Poll: The Big Indian Wedding

 | 

More Polls

Running Shaadi tells the story of a group of friends who set up a matrimonial website that helps sweethearts elope. Get in the zone for this flick by voting for your favorite Indian movie with a wedding scene.

Vote now

User Reviews

 
Loved it
9 July 2014 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Khoya Khoya Chand did not get great reviews and I do wonder sometimes whether professional critics are always fair.

Anyway, I saw the film just now on TV and I loved it. The dark plot with several shades of interesting grey was most engrossing, keeping me glued to the screen, commercial breaks notwithstanding.

The star cast was superb and they all did justice to their roles. Shiny was brilliant as Zafar. I feel sorry for Shiny Ahuja who's film career is over due to much publicised reasons not necessary to go in to here.

Soha was a young Sharmila Tagore reinvented, she really is a carbon copy of her mother! Vinay Pathak, Rajat Kapur and all the rest were very very good. The costumes and period settings were wonderful as was the cinematography. I really liked this movie.

There is no need for me to repeat the story here, suffice it to say that this is a most enjoyable movie and well worth a watch for those who have not already seen it. Khoya Khoya Chand surely deserved a better innings at the box office.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
nikhat's relationship with her father anshul2001anshul
Why no one looking forward to this? bollycritic
Discuss Khoya Khoya Chand (2007) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?

Top Rated and Trending Indian Movies

Check out the Indian movies with the highest ratings from IMDb users, as well as the movies that are trending in real time.